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How to preserve tissue

Chemical fixatives (aldehydes)
Freezing (liquid nitrogen, propane)

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Disadvantage of H+E

Components with similar charge show same colour

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Disadvantages of acid-base dyes

- cytoplasm and extracellular fibers show similar staining
- fine extracellular fibers not visible
- mucopolysaccharides and lipids not stained

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Use of histochemical staining

Detection of antibodies